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Monday, December 17, 2018, 17:25
Kitchee defeat Hoi King 5-0 at HKFA Sapling Cup
By Xinhua
Monday, December 17, 2018, 17:25 By Xinhua

Kitchee's head coach Chu Chi Kwong looks on during the AFC Champions League football match between Japan's Kashiwa Reysol and Hong Kong's Kitchee in Kashiwa, Chiba prefecture, on March 6, 2018. (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

HONG KONG - Kitchee snatched five goals in the second-half to beat Hoi King 5-0 at this season's HKFA Sapling Cup tournament here on Sunday.

Hoi King came up with the first shot of the game on the 6th minute when Sebastian Buddle pulled the trigger from outside the box but only saw the ball fired wide off the Kitchee net.

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Lucas Da Silva opened the score for Kitchee on the 48th minute, and then doubled Kitchee's lead on the 63rd minute when he fired the ball home after receiving a beautiful pass from Josip Tadic.

In this picture taken on March 1, 2018, Uruguayan player Diego Forlan (5th right) attends a team training session with Hong Kong Premier League football club Kitchee in Hong Kong. (ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)

Kitchee made it 3-0 on the 65th minute as Fernando Recio applied an uncontested header at the back-post and nodded the ball home, while Yuto Nakamura added another goal on the 67th minute.

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Matthew Lam converted a penalty-shot on the 87th minute to seal the 5-0 win for Kitchee.

The score stood towards the final whistle as Kitchee overcame Hoi King through a 5-0 victory.

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